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'It’s devastating': Margaret Atwood on a musical project honouring women killed by partners

The Observer 05 Mar 2021
“It was horrifying ... “But I knew that as an opera singer I had a voice and I could use that voice to tell my sister’s story and also to bring awareness to the global epidemic that is violence against women and gender-based violence ... Songs for Murdered Sisters was co-commissioned by Houston Grand Opera and Canada’s National Arts Centre Orchestra ... .

March roars with ton of great music for Bay Area classical fans

East Bay Times 02 Mar 2021
Heggie is best-known for his operas, including “Dead Man Walking” and ... Co-commissioned by Houston Grand Opera and Canada’s National Arts Centre Orchestra, and directed by James Niebuhr, “Songs for Murdered Sisters” makes a powerful statement about the tragedy of domestic violence.

Apollo Chamber Players and Harris County Public Library Celebrate HCPL's Centennial Year and Black History ...

Killeen Daily Herald 26 Feb 2021
Houston Ebony Opera Guild vocalists Kenneth Gayle and Crystal White join as featured guest artists ... Houston Ebony Opera Guild�provides performance and on-going professional development opportunities for African-American choral and opera singers from Houston and the nation while expanding African American presence in voice-associated classical music.

Acclaimed countertenor performs in Pipino Series

The Vindicator 25 Feb 2021
He has appeared with many of the world’s leading opera companies, including the Metropolitan Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, San Francisco Opera, English National Opera, Houston Grand Opera, Opera Philadelphia, Los Angeles Opera and Canadian Opera Company.

Best Virtual Bets: ReelAbilities, Twilight, and An Atwood Opera

Houston Press 18 Feb 2021
The resulting work, co- commissioned by Houston Grand Opera and Canada's National Arts Centre Orchestra, is Songs for Murdered Sisters, which will make its digital world premiere this Friday, February 19, at 7.30 p.m ... Of its 2020 run, the Houston ... Keep the Houston Press Free...

Palm Beach Opera moves to fairgrounds for first outdoor festival

Palm Beach Daily News 17 Feb 2021
Love, jealousy and magic will be on stage during Palm Beach Opera’s first opera festival ... Palm Beach Opera chief conductor David Stern, will conduct "La Boheme" and "The Magic Flute;” while Patrick Summers, the artistic director of the Houston Grand Opera, makes his debut with the company conducting “Pagliacci.”.

‘Tosca’ live-stream set for Feb. 26

White Rock Lake Weekly 12 Feb 2021
The Dallas Opera will make the company’s gripping 2015 production of Giacomo Puccini’s immortal Tosca available free of charge for home viewing ... Her professional credits include Faust for Washington National Opera, Scott Joplin and Treemonisha for Opera Memphis, The Little Prince for Houston Grand Opera, and numerous works for Wolf Trap Opera.

Margaret Atwood joins music project to raise awareness for gender-based violence

North Shore News 10 Feb 2021
OTTAWA — A brother of one of three women slain by their ex-partner in the Ottawa Valley has recruited Margaret Atwood for a music project about gender-based domestic violence ... "Songs for Murdered Sisters" was co-commissioned by the Houston Grand Opera and the National Arts Centre Orchestra in Ottawa ... 19 through the Marquee TV platform ... 22, 2015 ... .

N.L.'s election is safe and U.A.E. spacecraft in Mars orbit: In The News for Feb. 10

North Shore News 10 Feb 2021
In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Feb. 10 ... What we are watching in Canada ... Also this ... --- ... ... --- ... --- ... "Songs for Murdered Sisters" was co-commissioned by the Houston Grand Opera and the National Arts Centre Orchestra in Ottawa.

Bill Caldwell: Scott Joplin's ragtime is distinctly American

The Joplin Globe 07 Feb 2021
Still, he picked up musical styles that he used in his later compositions as the opera "Treemonisha." ... Washington and President Theodore Roosevelt at a White House dinner inspired him to compose a ragtime opera he named "Guest of Honor." ... It led to a full production of "Treemonisha" by the Houston Grand Opera in 1975.

100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago: 1947, It was pocket knife clean-up weekend in Victoria

Victoria Advocate 06 Feb 2021
McManus and daughter are spending the day in Houston. Hauschild Opera House, February 11, “Follies.” Big home talent show with the professional broadway punch ... University of Houston-Victoria’s Quadrivians placed second with 545 points and the Victoria College team came in third with 540 points.

TV Roundup: "Equalizer," Super Bowl LV, Puppy Bowl, Britney Spears ...

Mount Pleasant Morning Sun 05 Feb 2021
Queen Latifah is back and bad-ass in "The Equalizer," a vigilante do-gooder from the book by Richard Lindheim ... 4, on CBS (WWJ-Channel 62 in Detroit). Also Airing. ... 5, on Apple TV+. (Apple TV+) ... Cast members Emily VanCamp, Barry Loane, Josh Bowman and Nick Weschler talk about their prime-time soap opera at 5 p.m ... 6 ... • "Whitney Houston & Bobbi Kristina.

Best Virtual Bets: Seven Limbs, Two Sonatas, and the Rebirth of a Nation

Houston Press 04 Feb 2021
Houston Grand Opera's Concert of Arias Goes Virtual. The show, in this case the opera, will go on as Houston Grand Opera went virtual for the first time to find the nine finalists for their Concert of Arias, the 33rd Annual Eleanor McCollum Competition for Young Singers ... Keep the Houston Press Free...

Houston Grand Opera's Concert of Arias Goes Virtual

Houston Press 02 Feb 2021
This Friday, Houston Grand Opera's 2021 Concert of Arias will air live but virtually as HGO like other arts organizations continues to work its way around COVID-19 restrictions ... Prior to entering the Houston Grand Opera's Studio Artist program, her plan was to return to the ...

Duo to perform at Virtual Coffeehouse

The Daily Star 29 Jan 2021
Having first met as colleagues in the Glimmerglass Opera ... Most recently, the duo’s presentation was aired virtually by the Houston Holocaust Museum ... He performs regularly with the San Francisco and Houston Grand Opera companies, and is a recording artist on the Naxos label.